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Yummy Cinnamon Rolls

This is a new family favorite.  We have been enjoying them fresh a LOT.  A lot more than I care to admit. I was thrilled to discover that once baked they also freeze beautifully.  I sadly cannot take credit for the original recipe but I made some alterations that I will take credit for.                                                                            Cinnamon Filling 2 cups warm water                                               1 cube butter (melted) 2 packages dry yeast (2 T.)                                   3 tablespoons cinnamon 2/3 cup oil                                                            1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 2/3 cup sugar 6 cups flour Soften yeast in warm water then add eggs, oil, salt and sugar and mix well.  Add flour and mix well knead until smooth and elastic.  It will still be a little sticky.  (I use my kitchen aid mixer for the entire process with  great success). Let dough rise until double and then roll on a floured surface to about 1/2 i

Never Boring Here in the Spring

Well this past month has truly flown by.  We have had terrible cold spring weather.  I have pictures to prove it.  I ran the Salt Lake Half Marathon on April 16th if you are my friend on facebook you already know all the details but just to summarize I finished in under two hours which was my goal.  I am now doing the Insanity workouts (which means I am actually INSANE) working on my speed and endurance for my next race.  I will let you know how that turns out.  I would type more about that but my arms are too sore..... On to the pictures! This is not from January it is from April not even joking.  We also had a very similar storm to this last weekend!  Gotta love spring in Utah! Then we had a few decent days I figured I should break out the camera for some good weather shots! We spent Easter in Price with cousins and Grandma and snowed then too..... Are you sensing a theme here?  It snows here in the spring.  I know it could be worse I am not complaining okay I a

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